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USD 407 BOE Approves Purchase of iPads for RHS Students

USD 407 BOE 10-8-18The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday and approved the purchase of iPads for next year's Russell High School students.

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Bowers, Waymaster Host Legislative Update in Russell

Russell Chamber Legislative Coffee 1 4-16-19State Senator Elaine Bowers and State Representative Troy Waymaster held a Legislative Coffee in Russell on Tuesday morning, April 16 at the Dream Theater.

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School Bond Election Yard Signs Stolen

TheftSeveral yard signs promoting the April 23 USD 407 school bond election have been stolen from local yards according to the organizations that funded the signs.

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Governor Signs Bill Making Voting More Convenient in Kansas

VoteIn an effort to expand and improve voting opportunities in Kansas, Governor Laura Kelly signed House Substitute for Senate Bill 130 on Monday afternoon, amending the law concerning advance ballots, signature requirements and polling places.

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More Than 23 Pounds of Meth Send California Man to Prison

Drug ArrestA California man was sentenced to 75 months in federal prison Monday for smuggling more than 23 pounds of methamphetamine to Kansas, US Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

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Governor Signs Bill Establishing Commercial Industrial Hemp Program

Industrial HempTo further support Kansas' agricultural economy and provide farmers with an option for diversification, Governor Laura Kelly signed the Senate Substitute for House Bill 2167 on Monday, establishing the Commercial Industrial Hemp Program.

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April 18 is Lineman Appreciation Day

powerOn April 10, 2013, the United States Senate adopted a resolution supporting the designation of April 18 as National Lineman Appreciation Day.

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